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Recent Southwest reviews

  • Wonderful Home.

    "My stepfather, brother-in-law and myself stayed in this beautiful home. Trust me the pictures do it no justice. It's far enough from Durango for peace and quiet (very quiet) but yet close enough to town if you want to run in and shop or eat that is no problem. We were on a mens fly fishing trip. And you couldn't ask for a nicer spot. Very close to quality waters. This house would also be great just for a family trip. Lots of room and a beautiful setting. Chris was so helpful and you couldn't ask for a better home owner."
    Guest: Sbrouwers Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Heaven

    "This condo was the icing on the cake that is Crested Butte! We had such a great time! Thank you again!!"
    Guest: Fort Collins Mama Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: May 9, 2014
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  • Absolutely beautiful! Both home and views!

    "Four of us traveled to Ridgeway from the Colorado Springs area to view the fall colors and do some fall kayaking. This home with the floor to ceiling windows overlooking Mt. Sneffles and the mountain range was so relaxing that one of our days we chose to stay home and enjoy the solitude and breathtaking beauty. During our time there we heard Coyotes talking to each other, Elk bugling and Turkey's passing through. On our last morning there we saw about 12 Elk walk across the meadow. Michael was a wonderful host and was available by phone if needed. Anyone looking for a peaceful and beautiful place to spend time should consider this property!"
    Guest: Sally Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 30, 2014
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  • Perfect Family Getaway!

    "From the moment we got there all 3 of my boys were asking when we could come back. Our boys are 11, 8, & 5. The cabin was exactly what we were looking for, a quiet place to reconnect but close enough to town that we could go if we wanted to. It is far enough from town that you wouldn't run there for something real quick. We went into Gunnison one day to go White Water Rafting and made sure we made the most of our day there. We also did LOTS of hiking. We hiked at about 6 different trails. While at the cabin we made s'mores, played games, put together a puzzle, explored the outdoors, and my favorite was sitting on the patio drinking my coffee (I saw a bear one day!) My boys had a blast just being kids and enjoying the outdoors. Mary provides everything you could need. Linens, utinsels, pans, towels, etc etc etc. She even had a folder full of lots of things to do in the area. We just had to stop in town on our way in to pick up food. My husband grilled almost every night! The cabin is absultely beautiful! I have had several friends ask me for the information about it just based on pictires I have shown them. If you are looking for a relaxing time (with some added adventure) this is perfect!!!!"
    Guest: Breanna G. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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Southwest Travel Tips

Southwest Colorado is a popular vacation destination and deservedly so. With stunning natural mountain scenery, a host of national forests and endless hiking and biking trails, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the many diverse activities which this area has to offer. During the winter, Colorado has excellent ski slopes with all the amenities including snowmobiling trails for getting around. During the summer, relax and enjoy communing with nature or explore one of the delightful communities in the area. With a mix of local history, architecture, museums and restaurants, your first visit to Southwest Colorado is unlikely to be your last!

Discover the Advantages of Choosing Southwest Colorado Vacation Rentals

Once you have experienced the flexibility, space and convenience of renting your own vacation home, you will never want to go back to using hotel rooms. Well located with stunning views, a spacious log cabin or vacation apartment offers all the comforts of home. Most vacation rentals in southwest Colorado have a comfortable living area, at least one bathroom, and a full kitchen so that dining-in can be a money-saving option. Game rooms, internet access and wood-burning fireplaces are welcome amenities too.

Outdoor Enthusiasts Will Love Southwest Colorado Cabins!

Along with an excellent range of ski slopes, the area has miles of recreational paths and hiking trails. For those who prefer a less energetic option, there are scenic drives such as the delightful Gothic Loop over Paradise Divide. There is great fishing in the larger rivers, or go kayaking or rafting in the summer months. Rock climbing is also available in the San Juan Mountains. Whatever you choose to do, southwest Colorado has it all.

The Best Time to Enjoy Beautiful Southwest Colorado

Colorado enjoys four distinct seasons with generally mild temperatures. Winters are sunny and pleasant (typically 40 to 45 F during the day and below freezing at night) while summers are warm with a dry heat which is ideal for outdoor activities. Flower enthusiasts will want to visit in late spring when there is an abundance of wildflowers. The area has one to two inches of rainfall per month which falls as snow from December through March, making it popular with snowsports enthusiasts.

Fascinating Neighborhoods in Southwest Colorado

Crested Butte vacation is a great favorite with winter sports enthusiasts and some vacation rentals are just minutes from the ski slopes. During warmer seasons, Crested Butte is close to huge expanses of National Forest and wilderness with trailheads starting at your doorstep. It also has a movie theater, shopping, restaurants, and an arts center. Further afield, Durango is home to the Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. You could also head for the natural Hot Springs at Trimble in the San Juan National Forest. The stunning setting around the small town of Telluride lodging is well worth the drive. Telluride hosts many festivals and is also home to the 18-hole Championship Golf Course, said to be the highest and most beautiful golf course in the U.S.

Getting Around Southwest Colorado

The easiest way to reach your southwest Colorado lodging is by car. Fly in to Colorado Springs International airport and hire a car. It is an approximately three-hour drive from your southwest Colorado vacation rental. Telluride is 180 miles away and Crested Butte is 123 miles from Colorado Springs. Albuquerque International Sunport is the closest airport to Durango, 169 miles away.

Once you are settled in, exploring the natural beauty of the area from your southwest Colorado lodging can best be enjoyed with scenic walks, hikes or on bicycles. The more adventurous may choose kayaking, boating, horseback riding or even motorbiking for getting around.

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